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Current Clinical Research Studies

Research studies are conducted at the Psychological Center to support our program’s commitment to furthering the science of clinical psychology.

The A-CAAT Study
App-based Compassionate Appetite Awareness Training Study

The A-CAAT study is looking for adults (ages 18-45) struggling with overeating to participate in a brief, mindful eating (non-dieting) mobile app intervention research study.

Participation is completely virtual and will consist of one 30-45 minute virtual study visit (weekend time slots available) as well as questionnaires (2-3 hours spread over 6 weeks), and daily app use (10 minutes per day for 3 weeks). Eligible participants must have an iPhone or Android.

Participants will receive up to $60 in gift cards to Amazon or Target to compensate for their time. 

Interested in participating? Complete a brief eligibility survey

Questions about the study? Email the study team at

A-CAAT Study Flyer (pdf)
Emory Mental Health and Development Program

The Emory University Mental Health & Development Program is conducting research on the development of adjustment problems.

The research is supported by the National Institute of Mental Health, and volunteers are eligible if they are 13 to 30 years of age.

Participation includes interviews and cognitive testing. Participants are compensated for their time. Healthy youth are eligible for participation. In addition, those who are experiencing two or more of the following are eligible; social problems, extreme emotional reactions, unusual ideas, or unusual perceptual experiences. 

For further information, call (404) 727-7547. 

The Project Director is Dr. Elaine Walker, 404 727-0761,